Top two in UK for quality of published work

Source: Research Excellence Framework

World-leading staff, an active and international student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

Jenny Saul on Figleaves

Jenny Saul on Figleaves

In this Royal Institute of Philosophy video, Jenny Saul talks to PhD student Nadia Mehdi about figleaves, swearing children, dogwhistles, American elections and sexism in Philosophy.

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Philosophy in the City

Philosophy in the City is an award-winning outreach project where student volunteers teach philosophy in schools and other institutions.

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Angie Hobbs on prestigious book award panel

Angie Hobbs has been announced as one of the judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize.

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Working together

Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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